Jimbass

The Real Dirk Gently

  • joined May 05, 2012
  • last login Aug 27, 2014
  • posts 74
  • comments 8019

Discovered Cowboys in 1975 when some guy at our church was playing QB for them (and another was playing center). Currently teaching high school physics.

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Dallas works out Alex Tanney today

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remember this video? DIII all-time TD leader and 5-1 TD/INT ratio. Romo redux? maybe lightning can strike twice.

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Jerry Jones and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Salary Cap

Every one and their dog knows that Dallas is in cap hell, that Jerry Jones has run this team into the ground and all the restructures are destined to bite us in the proverbial donkey in 2014....

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Defense and Special Teams Effects

In my continuing struggle with the forces of darkness, I am trying to explore the perceptions and reality surrounding Romo's reputation versus that of the other elite QBs in the NFL. Led by OCC's...

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Continuation and Correction

5Blings and I have been having a heated discussion over in the Mythbusting thread. As much as I love going into that thread to see Kari Byron's picture, I think it's gotten too convoluted to...

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Why Romo Got Paid - Must Read

If you don't read another word I say this whole offseason, I nonetheless thank you for giving me your time and attention here.We got off easy. Tony Romo gave the Cowboys one hell of a discount and...

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Radical ways to save 2014 cap space

Not saying any of these will happen. Well, some will-- you can bet on Romo and Ware restructures. But did you know our o-line could save us almost as much or even more? Rise of the Yuglies: If...

Wilcox Starting?

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Broaddus says "why not?" He also predicts 11 wins.

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How to be a curmudgeon -- DirkG's guide to peace and harmony

I posted some stuff in answer to a comment on KD's Six Degrees of Separation article and I thought it was worth repeating them here. There's a perception that homers like me (also often called...

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Pick 18 -- how it all went down

Trying this again, as my last post failed to generate much interest on TWO separate fora, so I'm thinking I must have done something wrong . I believe I have the correct sequence of events...

Sign of good things

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Dez comes up with monster catch over great coverage by Carr at OTAs

Taking Witten for granted

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The list of people who are Witten's age or younger who have more receiving yards includes: Larry FItzgerald. List of people who are older and have fewer yards includes: Roddy White, Wes Welker, Plaxico Burress, Antonio Gates, and Brandon Lloyd. The list of people who have less than half Witten's yardage includes: Vernon Davis, Miles Austin, Mike Wallace, Hakeem Nicks, Devery Henderson, and Lance Moore

Witten versus Davis

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Last Three Years as Witten has "slowed" Vernon Davis - 164/2254/18 The Senator - 283/2983/17 Who do you want?

Spags Thinking Like Me...

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A while back I made a fanpost about Birddog26's comments regarding the offense. Now Spagnola is hinting at the same thing-- Romo is going to have playcalling input

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What did Jerry mean?

Birddog26 has been a tremendous asset to this community, bringing us expertise and insight that most of us will never be able to achieve. His connections and knowledge give this community an...

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Min-maxing the offseason

For those of you who don't play role-playing games, min-maxing is the art of taking hits to game stats which have less in- game effect in order to devote more resources to the things that really...

The killer

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Broaddus says right read, wrong execution.

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No Regrets

Here it is, again. Gut wrenching loss. Lots of plays in this game, but all anyone will remember is a snap throw on a missed read. No one will remember the blitzer, unblocked, in his face, or...

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Free Agency Possibility

I did a bunch of looking at contracts on Rotoworld, and I have a pet theory about what Dallas will do this offseason. This is predicated on a few things: 1) Rotoworld's numbers and my...

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Half games-- something lost in the mix

Does anyone remember Garrett's post game speech after the season opener? He went on and on about conditioning and how they won the game by being in better game day shape than the Giants so they...

Danny White on Romo

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From the mothership... Danny White on Romo

Sturm has some good insight

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Really good job by sturm with some shocking stats

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Why I still hold out hope for THIS season

There has been a lot of speculation regarding Tony Romo, Jason Garrett, and white flags. Mike Shanahan's public declaration that he is playing for next year has spurred much discussion of whether...

Must Read

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I believe it was Tarheel Paul that linked this in a comment... absolute must read for Romo critics.

Defense ( mick gets one right)

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Not often I praise spagnola, but he got this one on the head.

The Truth about Dez

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him who has eyes, let him read...

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Dirk's 53 + 8

Bolded players Gameday Active when uninjured. QB (2) - Romo, Orton RB (4) - Murray, Jones, Tanner, Vickers WR (6) - Austin, Bryant, Ogletree, Harris, Beasley, Coale TE (3) - Witten, Phillips, Hanna ...

Raf with a nice article

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Well put. Read and breathe, deeply, It will be ok, I promise.

Broaddus breaks down Arkin

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He seems to feel Dockery did much worse.

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